Jack Fisk

Production designer, Director, Actor
After visually creating the rural and empty beauty of Terence Malick's "Badlands" (1973) and "Days of Heaven" (1978), the futuristic rock environment of Brian DePalma's fable, "The Phantom of the Paradise" (1974), the ... Read more »
Born: 12/19/1945 in Canton, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Art Department (24)

Knight of Cups 2016 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Revenant 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Weightless 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

To the Wonder 2013 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Master 2012 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Tree of Life 2011 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Water for Elephants 2011 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Invasion 2007 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

There Will Be Blood 2007 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The New World 2005 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Mulholland Drive 2001 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Straight Story 1999 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Thin Red Line 1998 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Heart Beat 1979 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Days of Heaven 1978 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Movie Movie 1977 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Vigilante Force 1976 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Darktown Strutters 1974 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Phantom of the Paradise 1974 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Badlands 1973 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Messiah of Evil 1972 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Slams 1972 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Cool Breeze 1971 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Angels Hard As They Come 1970 (Movie)

(Production Designer)
Director (5)

Second Chances 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Director

The Final Verdict 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Director

Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Violets Are Blue 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Raggedy Man 1981 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

Eraserhead 1978 (Movie)

Man in the Planet (Actor)

Biography

After visually creating the rural and empty beauty of Terence Malick's "Badlands" (1973) and "Days of Heaven" (1978), the futuristic rock environment of Brian DePalma's fable, "The Phantom of the Paradise" (1974), the heightened teen world of DePalma's apocalyptic "Carrie" (1976) and the stylized production design of "Movie, Movie" (1976), Fisk turned to directing. His two initial efforts starred his wife, Sissy Spacek: the rural, World War II period drama "Raggedy Man" (1981) and the contemporary romance "Violets Are Blue" (1986). Fisk's last feature as a director to date was the comic misfire "Daddy's Dyin' . . . Who's Got the Will?" (1990) which marked the screen debut of his and Spacek's daughter Schulyer Fisk.

Relationships

Schuyler Fisk

Daughter
Born in 1982 mother is Sissy Spacek appeared in "The Baby-Sitters Club" (1995)

Virginia Fisk

Daughter
Born c. 1988 mother is Sissy Spacek

Mary Fisk

Sister
Married to director David Lynch in 1977 divorced

Sissy Spacek Actor

Wife
Met when both worked on "Badlands" (1973) Married April 12, 1974

Sissy Spacek

Wife
Married April 12, 1974 was the art director for "Carrie" (1976), starring his wife

Milestones

2007

Production designer for Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood"; earned an Oscar nomination for Art Direction

2005

Re-teamed with Terrence Malick for "The New World"

2001

Designed for Lynch's "Mulholland Drive"

1999

First feature collaboration as production designer with David Lynch, "The Straight Story"

1998

Reteamed with Malick for the WWII-set "The Thin Red Line"

1992

Episodic TV debut, directed second episode of the Lynch-produced surreal sitcom "On the Air"

1991

Directed first TV-movie, "The Final Verdict"

1981

Feature directorial debut, "Raggedy Man"

1978

Designed Malick's "Days of Heaven"

1977

Film acting debut as 'Man in the Planet' in David Lynch's first feature, "Eraserhead"

1973

Initial collaboration with Terrence Malick, "Badlands"

1970

Feature debut as production designer, "Angels Hard As They Come"

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